CSPA Professional Members: Québec

Fanny Barthell Girard, MEd

Mental Performance Consultant

Professional Affiliations: Owner, Mental Performance Consultation; Consultant, Excellence sportive de l'Île de Montréal (ESIM); Consultant, Centre de développement de l'Excellence sportive des Laurentides (CDESL); Consultant, Neurodezign; Chargée de cours, University of Chicoutimi (UQAC)

Biography: Fanny Barthell Girard was an Elite athlete in gymnastics for 15 years. She won consecutive provincial titles, participated in 10 national championships, won the Canada Games in 2003 and participated in the Olympic qualifications in 2004.

She completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology with additional studies in Human Kinetics at McGill University in 2009. She then obtained a Master’s degree in Education at Boston University in 2011, where she studied Counseling with specialization in Sport Psychology.

Fanny now works with athletes, coaches, parents, clubs and federations from a wide variety of sports. She has helped athletes from different levels, ranging from the regional to the Olympic level, attain their goals. Her experience as an athlete, educator and consultant makes her a perfect candidate to understand the ups and downs of sport performances.

Fanny also teaches Sport Psychology-related classes in the Human Kinetics department at the University of Chicoutimi and is currently completing her BCIA certification in Biofeedback

 

Additional training/certifications/workshops: Biofeedback & Neurofeedback training

Language(s): English, French

location. Saint-Hubert, QC

email. fannybarthell@sportpsych.ca

phone. 438-826-0161

website. http://sportpsych.ca/

facebook. facebook.com/FannyBGSportPsych/

Patrick Béland, MHK

Mental Performance Consultant

Professional Affiliations: Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, FMS-1, CSCF-3, ChPC

Biography: Patrick practiced his favourite sport since he was 4 years old, later. His passion for skiing lead him, 16 years ago, to start coaching young athletes. It is that same love of sport and what it bring to the life of people that drove him do pursue his education at University in Kinesiology and later in Sport Psychology. 

 

Today he strive to use the scientific knowledge and the coaching expertise to develop skills and ability that will help performers in any way of life. 

 

By using an unique combination of Physical training and Mental Performance coaching, you will not only become stronger, run faster and jump higher, but you will improve your visual acuity, decision making, reaction speed, focus and mental toughness. 

 

My job,

 

Helping you achieve you project.

 

Additional training/certifications/workshops: Patrick has work as Mental Performance Consultant for Carleton University Women's Soccer and Rugby, Algonquin College Women's Soccer, Camp Fortune Ski Club, for the Ottawa Fury Women’s Professional Soccer team, Karate Canada and Alpine Ontario. He had the chance to work with international players from 6 different countries, 4 of which will played in the 2016 Olympics Games.

 

Language(s): English, French

 

location. Québec, QC

email. patrick@processperformanceproject.com

phone. 581-307-3566

website. wwwppproject.ca

twitter. @CoachPatB

linkedin. linkedin.com/in/patrick-béland-cscs

facebook. https://www.facebook.com/Process-Performance-Project

Émilie Berthelot Gagné, MSc

Mental Performance Consultant

Professional Affiliations: Owner, Mental Performance Consultation; Mental Performance Consultant, École secondaire de Mortagne (sport-studies program)

Biography: Émilie Berthelot Gagné holds a Master's in Physical Exercise Sciences, with a specialization in Intervention and Consulting in Sport and Physical Activity, and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the Université de Sherbrooke. She has attended several training sessions on grief, suicide and active listening as well as various conferences on sports psychology in both Canada and the United States including with the Association for Applied Sports Psychology (AASP) and the North American Society for psychology of sport and physical activity (NASPSPA). In addition, she was invited to participate as a mental performance consultant at an elite soccer camp in the summer of 2013 and 2014 where she introduced athletes to sport psychology through various workshops. She works mainly in sport-studies programs (Marie-rivier high school and De Mortagne high school) while having more than 5 years of experience as a mental performance consultant working with youth level through high performance varsity athletes across a variety of sports (espoir, relève, élite, excellence).

 

Language(s): French

location. Longueuil, QC

email. emilie.ebg@gmail.com

linkedin. linkedin.com/in/émilie-berthelot-gagné

facebook. facebook.com/berthelotgagneemilie/

Véronique Boudreault, PhD

Registered Psychologist

Professional Affiliations: Professor, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

 

Biography:  Véronique has a Ph.D. in clinical psychology with a specialization in sport psychology from Laval University, Québec. She has been working as a Mental Performance Consultant with athletes and coaches supported by the  Québec Sport Institut since 2015. Through the years, She has worked in diverse sport and health settings (high school, hospital, private practice) and with different populations (elite, student-athletes, physically active adults). 

 

She is currently a full-time substitute professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Québec in Trois-Rivières, Québec. In this position, she is working as a clinical supervisor and she teaches cognitive-behavioral therapy to doctoral students in clinical psychology. She is also conducting research' projects aiming to better understand the performance and well-being of elite athletes.

 

 

Language(s): French

 

 

location. Québec, QC

email. veronique.boudreault.psy@gmail.com

phone. (819) 376-5011 ext. 4020

linkedin. https://www.linkedin.com/in/v%C3%A9ronique-boudreault-ph-d-6309a09a/

facebook. @VeroniqueBoudreaultSportPsych

Gordon Bloom, PhD

Mental Performance Consultant

Professional Affiliations: Professor, Consultant

Biography: Dr. Gordon Bloom is a Professor of Sport Psychology at McGill University who has worked with the world’s leading coaches and athletes as both a researcher and sport psychology practitioner for over 20 years. Dr. Bloom has developed an internationally-recognized coaching research program related to the knowledge, strategies, and behaviours employed by coaches in terms of leadership practices, mentoring, and team building that are designed to develop successful and well-balanced athletes. Additionally, Dr. Bloom has incorporated the findings of his research in his role as a sport psychology consultant with amateur, professional, Olympic, and Paralympic athletes. He has also received numerous invitations from academic and sport coaching associations to present his research and practical experiences to scientists, administrators, and coaches at various levels of sport in the United States, Singapore, Japan, Finland, Ireland, South Africa, and New Zealand. Specific to mentoring, he has been working with both the United States Olympic Committee’s National Team Coach Leader Education Program and Singapore Sport on the importance and impact of effective coach mentoring practices.

 

 

Language(s): English

location. Montréal, QC

email. gordon.bloom@mcgill.ca

phone. 514-398-4184, ext. 0516

website. http://sportpsych.mcgill.ca

Elodie Brault, MHK

Mental Performance Consultant

Professional Affiliations: Mental Performance Consultant, Perfoplus

Biography: Elodie Brault is passionate about sports. As an elite athlete in ringette for several years, she now combines her passion for sport with her career.

Since 2011 she has been working as a development agent for the Conseil de développement du sport de Gatineau providing support to athletes, coaches and players in the region.

In December 2014 Elodie got her Masters degree in Human Kinetics, Intervention and Consultation Profile from the University of Ottawa. She now works as a mental preparation specialist with various athletes from the region, in addition to collaborating with the Nicolas-Gatineau high school ringette « sport-études » program.

To improve her knowledge of coaching, Elodie is currently completing the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) at the competition and development level and is working towards becoming a coach facilitator.

Actively involved in her community as a volunteer, Elodie is: a member of the Commission Loisir Sport et vie communautaire de la Ville de Gatineau and a board member of the Pat-Burns Foundation, as well as a founding member of the non-profit organization Ringfit. Her goal is to contribute to sport development in the region.

Language(s): English, French

location. Gatineau, QC

email. elodie@perfoplus.ca

phone. 819-918-3705

website. www.perfoplus.ca

facebook. facebook.com/perfoplus/

Camille Charbonneau, MHK

Mental Performance Consultant

Professional Affiliations: Owner, Peak Perform

Biography: Camille Charbonneau is the founder and lead Mental Performance Consultant at Peak Perform. She obtained her Master degree in Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa where she studied Intervention and Consultation in sport, physical activity and health. She completed her undergraduate degree at McGill University in Physical and Health Education and was taught by some of the leading consultants in the world of sport and performance psychology.

Camille has worked with musicians, athletes, coaches, children, and business leaders. Her experience as an athlete, educator, and personal trainer, make her a consultant with a wide variety of skills that can successfully enhance people's performance and increase their wellness emotionally, mentally, and physically.

She keeps active through running, swimming, weight lifting, and the sport of rugby which she has been playing for over a decade. She completed the well-known Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program which has helped her appreciate meditation, as she believes that it is key in cultivating mindfulness, and essentially in improving overall performance.

Additional training/certifications/workshops: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program (2016); Registered Naturotherapist, AQTN (2016); Teaching Diploma issued by Quebec (2013); Certified Personal Trainer, ANIE (2011)

Language(s): English, French

location. Montréal, QC

email. ccharbonneau@peakperform.ca

phone. 514-561-2264

website. www.peakperform.ca

twitter. @PeakPerformMPC

linkedin. ca.linkedin.com/in/camillecharbonneau

facebook. www.facebook.com/Peak-Perform-Mental-Performance-Consulting

Sommer Christie, PhD

Mental Performance Consultant

Biography: Sommer Christie is a Professional Mental Performance Consultant with the Canadian Sport Psychology Association (CSPA) and official service provider for the Canadian Sport Institute Calgary. Sommer completed her PhD at the University of Calgary and her doctoral research investigated whether biofeedback and neurofeedback training improves an athlete’s ability to focus and manage arousal/anxiety therefore enhancing ice hockey shooting performance. She completed her Masters of Human Kinetics with concentration in Intervention and Consultation at the University of Ottawa in May 2011, for which she received the Dean’s Scholarship from the Faculty of Graduate Postdoctoral Studies. She also, received her Bachelor of Science with distinction in Exercise Science with specialization in Athletic Therapy from Concordia University in 2003.

 

Sommer was a National-level rugby player and has competed for Canada in two World Cup’s, the Word University Games, and several International test matches.

 

Currently, she is working as a Mental Performance Consultant and her main focus is to facilitate the enhancement of performance through mental skills training. She works with multiple athletes/performers/coaches competing at different levels, including Olympic, Paralympic, National and Provincial level hockey, football, canoe/kayak, alpine, equestrian, curling, figure skating, cross-country, and rugby.

 

Additional training/certifications/workshops: Biofeedback and Neurofeedback; Mental Health First Aid

 

Language(s): English, French

 

location. Montreal, QC

email. schristie_9@me.com

twitter. @SommerChristie

linkedin. ca.linkedin.com/in/sommerchristie

facebook. facebook.com/SommerChristieMPC

Catherine Duchesne

Mental Performance Consultant

location. Montréal, QC

email. cathduchesne@hotmail.com

Kara Egelton-Martin

Mental Performance Consultant

location. Montréal, QC

email. kara@karafitness.com

Marie-Eve Foster

Mental Performance Consultant

location. Victoriaville, QC

email. mariee.foster@hotmail.com

Wayne Halliwell, PhD

Mental Performance Consultant

location. Beaconsfield, QC

email. whalliwell@videotron.ca

Heidi Malo, MHK

Mental Performance Consultant

Professional Affiliations: Owner, HM Consulting; Consultant, Conseil Développement Excellence Sportive Laurentides; Consultant, Clinique Sport Santé Laurentides

Biography: As a graduate from the University of Ottawa's M.K. program in 2010, Heidi has been working in the field of mental performance consulting ever since. Heidi has gained experience working with athletes of all levels, from development to national level. She has helped athletes prepare for provincial and national championships, Canada winter games, youth olympics, university games, world cups, world championships. She has also helped athletes from Canada, Australia and Gabon prepare for the Sochi and Rio Olympics - in snowboarding, freestyle skiing and judo. 
As an ex-ski racer, Heidi's passion for snow lead her to travel from one hemisphere to another for 6 years of consecutive winters! After her racing career, she taught and coached alpine skiing in Canada, Austria and New Zealand. Her experience as an athlete, coach and now mental skills consultant has helped her connect and build a quick rapport with athletes. 


Heidi consults with a diversified set of athletes in both summer and winter sports: athletics, synchronized swimming, figure skating, snowboarding, free-ski, cycling, gymnastics, soccer, hockey, alpine skiing, judo, fencing, swimming, canoe-kayak etc. 


Her work philosophy: "Train with no regrets, compete with no regret”. 

Language(s): English, French

location. Saint-Sauveur, QC

email. heidimalo@gmail.com

phone. 450-694-0009

website. www.heidimalo.com

linkedin. linkedin.com/in/heidi-malo

facebook. facebook.com/HeidiMaloMentalPerformanceConsultant/

Angela Malorni, MHK

Mental Performance Consultant

location. Saint-leonard, QC

email. angela_malorni@hotmail.com

Jean François Ménard, MA

Mental Performance Consultant

Professional Affiliations: Founder and President, Kambio Performance

Biography: Jean François Ménard is widely recognized for his contributions to the field of performance psychology. At the age of 25 and fresh out of graduate school, he joined the world famous entertainment company Cirque Du Soleil as their performance psychology specialist. He founded Kambio Performance in 2013 and has since become one of the most sought-after mental performance specialists in the country. Over the years, he helped athletes win gold medals in the 3 biggest major sporting events: Commonwealth, PanAms and Olympic Games. He is an accomplished speaker with over 300 keynote speeches delivered to a wide range of results-oriented professionals in North America, Europe and Asia. His client list includes organizations such as Cirque Du Soleil, FBI, Cisco, Roche, Canadian Olympic Committee, Western Union, and elite performers like Olympics gold-medalists, X-Games champions, NHL players and world-acclaimed musicians. He is based in Montreal, Québec, Canada.

Language(s): English, French

location. Montréal, QC

email. jfmenard@kambioperformance.com

phone. 514-290-0317

website. www.kambioperformance.com

twitter. @jfmenardkambiop

facebook. facebook.com/jf.menard.12

Stephanie Ouellet

Mental Performance Consultant

location. Montmagny, QC

email. jsteph99anie@hotmail.com

Marie-Helene Paquette, MA

Mental Performance Consultant

Professional Affiliations: Owner, Marie-Helene Paquette Consultation; Consultant, Kambio Performance

 

Biography: Marie-Helene Paquette lives a unique, engaging lifestyle! On one hand, she is busy working with a wide range of result-oriented athletes as their mental performance consultant, and on the other hand, she pushes her own athletic abilities, competing in surf lifesaving races. Since graduating with a Master’s program in performance psychology, Marie-Helene has been privileged to coach athletes from Canada, New Zealand, Australia, France, Brazil, and the United States. She has a clear understanding of what it takes to reach the top, and as a result, athletes are drawn by her innate desire to win! Over the years, her mental training coaching helped athletes reach the podium at major games, such as the X-Games and the Olympic Games. Her clientele is diversified, ranging from individual and team sports, such as snowboarding, skiing, figure skating, swimming, surfing, soccer, volleyball, baseball, martial arts, diving, and tennis. Marie-Helene lives in Montreal, Quebec.

 

 

 

Additional training/certifications/workshops: Certified Personal Trainer, ANIE; Certified Instructor, Life Saving Canada

 

 

Language(s): English, French

 

 

location. Montréal, QC

email. mh2paquette@gmail.com

phone. 514-778-5800

website. www.mariehelenepaquette.com

facebook. www.facebook.com/mhpaquette

Martine Parent, MA

Mental Performance Consultant

Professional Affiliations: Certified Canadian Counsellor, Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association

Biography: Her consulting philosophy is athlete-centered and focuses on the whole human experience as well as looking at the role of emotions within the sport. Her mission is to help athletes, coaches and teams to have a positive growing life and sport experiences. Her interest is based on diverse sport experiences as well a personal commitment to mental and physical well-being. Mental skills can improve athletic performance and quality of life by bringing the individuals or teams to discover what is best within themselves for their sport or life, unlocking their full potential. She has worked with a wide variety of athletes of various disciplines, ages and levels of competition. She also delivers workshops on the topics of sport psychology.

“You first must be in control of yourself before you can control your performance” - Sports Psychologist Kenneth Ravizza

Areas of Expertise: goal setting; mental imagery; relaxation; team building; dealing w/ setbacks; time management; concentration; refocus; confidence building; stress/anxiety management; life balance; communication skills; improving recovery and injury rehabilitation; emotional management that leads to performance enhancement and positive personal development

Additional training/certifications/workshops: Mindfulness, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

Language(s): English, French

location. Gatineau, QC

email. mentalskill@hotmail.com

phone. 613-298-6665

website. http://martineparent.yolasite.com/

Michelle Patterson, PhD

Mental Performance Consultant

Professional Affiliations: Owner, Inner Potential

Biography: An accomplished performance coach, educator, and published author, Michelle provides expertise in leadership development, team dynamics, emotional intelligence, sport psychology, and personal effectiveness.

She has over 18 years experience working with individuals and teams in achieving their full potential through the use of self-discovery, mental skills, and behavioral strategies. In particular, she has consulted with athletes ranging from the recreational to elite level assisting them with psychological strategies to enhance their performance.

Michelle’s academic background in conjunction with her training with the internationally acclaimed Coaches Training Institute has sparked her passion in supporting others in their journey to reveal and embrace rewarding and fulfilling lives

Additional training/certifications/workshops: Life and Business Coaching (CTI training), “Design 101” (Curriculum Development) Training, “X-Factor” (Facilitator) Training, “Social Styles” Workshop, “Negotiating to Yes” Worksho

Language(s): English

location. Montréal, QC

email. michelle@innerpotential.ca

phone. 438-498-4181

website. www.innerpotential.ca

Laura Pollice, MHK

Mental Performance Consultant

Professional Affiliations: Owner, OptiMind; Natruotherapist, Association Québécoise des Thérapeutes Naturels

Biography: As a mental performance consultant and an athlete, Laura knows what it takes to be the best that you can be. Having experience in both team and individual sports, understanding the skills needed in both of these environments is an asset. Laura began her training as a mental performance consultant, specializing in psychology at the University of Concordia. She then completed her formal training with a master's in human kinetics at the University of Ottawa. From her experience as an athlete and her training as a mental performance consultant, Laura can provide athletes and coaches alike, with services that explore the mental side to performance needed to help improve skills on and off the pitch.

Language(s): English, French

location. Montréal, QC

email. laura_pollice@hotmail.com

phone. 514-924-3979

linkedin. ca.linkedin.com/in/laura-pollice

facebook. facebook.com/laurapollicempc

Jamie Rebner, MHK

Mental Performance Consultant

 

Professional Affiliations: Lead Mental Performance Consultant, Bulletproof Mind Consulting; Naturotherapist, Alliance Québécoise des Thérapeutes Naturels

 

 

Biography: Jamie is a mental performance consultant who takes a holistic approach to reaching one’s potential. Having completed his Bachelor’s in Kinesiology, in conjunction with working as a personal trainer, he recognizes the crucial role that physical fitness plays in athletes’ success. However, he has learned, through the completion of his two Master’s degrees in sport and exercise psychology, that the mental side of sport is equally important.

He has experience working with athletes in both team and individual sports, and across a wide range of ages. Specifically, he has worked extensively with combat sport athletes, who face unique mental challenges in training and competition. Another area of focus of his is helping individuals who are dealing with significant injuries, concussions in particular. He offers emotional support and guidance throughout the rehabilitation process and beyond.

His approach involves sitting down with athletes one-on-one and having honest conversations. By engaging his clients in thought-provoking discussion, they can experience positive growth and self-discovery. He firmly believes that you get out of mental training what you put into it; if you are willing to work hard to accomplish your goals, then he will be with you every step of the way.

 

Additional training/certifications/workshops: Certified in Mental Health First Aid, Certified in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (In Progress), Certified Personal Trainer

 

Language(s): English

 

 

location. Montréal, QC

email. bulletproofmindconsulting@gmail.com

website. www.bulletproofmindconsulting.com

linkedin. https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamie-rebner-aa1574b6/

facebook. https://www.facebook.com/bulletproofmindconsulting/

Veronique Richard

Mental Performance Consultant

location. Saint-Cons, QC

email. veronique_richard03@hotmail.com

Julie Senécal, MA

Mental Performance Consultant

Professional Affiliations: Owner, Mental Performance Consultant

Biography: Julie Senécal has 10 years of experience as a mental performance consultant. She completed her Bachelor's degree in psychology (University of Montreal, 2004) and her Master's degree in sport psychology (McGill University, 2006). She worked as a Biofeedback-Neurofeedback clinician for INS Quebec and McGill University for 4 years and worked as a mental performance consultant with INS Quebec and Excellence Sportive Sherbrooke. Julie worked with athletes from a wide variety of sports and performance levels, such as skiing, cycling, athletics, kayaking, volley-ball, and speed skating (long track).

Julie values improving the athlete's overall well-being and now includes mindfulness into her approach. Her goal is to help athletes and coaches to reduce stress and injury, to enhance self-awareness, focus and emotional regulation, and to improve performance and quality of life by including a mindfulness approach into the mental performance program.
Julie lives in Bromont, Qc.

Additional training/certifications/workshops: MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) program - In progress; MPSE (Mindful Sport Performance Enhancement) program; Learning to live with pain with ACT and mindfulness - In progress - IFTCC

Language(s):  French

location. Bromont, QC

email. consultation_juliesenecal@yahoo.ca

linkedin. linkedin.com/in/juliesenecal

Amélie Soulard, PsyD

Mental Performance Consultant

Professional Affiliations: Mental performance consultant, Excellence Sportive Sherbrooke; Professionnelle affiliée, Institut National du Sport du Québec; Chargée de cours, Université de Sherbrooke

Biography: Amélie Soulard has over six years of experience as a mental training consultant with athletes of various levels (espoir, relève, élite, excellence). As part of her Masters in sports psychology, pedagogy and intervention from the University of Ottawa (2003), she worked with athletes from Canada, France and Singapore. She has completed a doctorate degree in organisational psychology at the University of Sherbrooke (2016). She currently works at Excellence Sportive Sherbrooke with athletes from the Eastern townships, as well as at INS-Québec. In the last year, over 12 of her clients were selected to compete in RIO's Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Additional training/certifications/workshops: Mindfulness and ACT for anxiety management, chronic pain and children and adolescent - IFTCC

Language(s): English, French

location. Sherbrooke, QC

email. ameliesoulard2002@hotmail.com

phone. 819-349-7600

linkedin. linkedin.com/in/amélie-soulard

facebook. facebook.com/amelie.soulard.1

Christiane Trottier

Mental Performance Consultant

location. Quebec, QC

email. christiane.trottier@fse.ulaval.ca

Kathleen Yeo

Mental Performance Consultant

location. Chelsea, QC

email. katiegyeo@gmail.com

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